International Objective Measurement Workshop 8, 1995

Eighth International Objective Measurement Workshop University of California, Berkeley Campus

Saturday, April 15
6:00 p.m. Gathering at Triple Rock Brewery
1920 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

Sunday, April 16
8:30-9:00 Announcements

9:00-10:15 Linear Models for the Latent Variable in IRT
A. Boomsma: Inferences based on estimates of the latent variable
C. Glas: Modification indices and test statistics
H. Hoytink: A latent regression approach

10:30-12:00 Statistical Management of Rated Performances
Reactant: M. Linacre, Discussant: B. Wright
G. Engelhard: Evaluating the ratings of standard setting judges.
R. Hess: Non-school effects in high-stakes testing
M. Lunz: Models for performance assessment

1:30-3:00 Workshops
M. O'Brien: Performance assessment - when Rasch meets rubric
G. Fischer, I. Ponocny, E. Seliger: Applications of structural Rasch models

3:15-5:15 Poster Sessions
M. Berger: Efficient designs for polytomously scored data
H. de Vos, H. Vos: Multilevel simulation model for Dutch secondary schools
B. Doig: Developing prompted response items for younger children, non-readers, etc.
Y. Du: Measuring writing abilities in a large-scale direct writing assessment
P. Fisher: Measuring baseball performance
M. Jansen: Rasch's model for reading speed
J. Monsaas: Analysis of text using the many-facet Rasch model
D. Roberts: Weighted likelihood estimation for the Rasch model
F. Shaw: A comparison of the standard of 2 examinations using the Rasch model
N. Volodin, R. Adams: Identifying & estimating a D-dimensional Rasch model
R. Warkentin, L. Bol, M. Wilson: Using the PCM to verify a model of academic studying
C. Winter: Recent findings
W. Zhu: Person fit statistics for diagnosis of proficiency

6:00 pm Dinner at Plearn Thai Restaurant
2050 University Ave., Berkeley

Monday, April 17
8:30-8:45 Announcements

8:45-10:15 Multidimensionality, Discussants: M. Reckase, R. Smith
S. Embretson: Structured ability models in tests designed from cognitive theory
W. Wang, M. Wilson: Between-item and within-item multidimensionality
B. Wright: Rasch factor analysis

10:30-12:00 Third International Mathematics and Science Studies (TIMSS) Technical Issues , Chair: A. Beaton, Discussant: B. Wright
R. Adams: Plausible values & TIMSS - what are they and why use them
R. Adams, E. Gonzales: The TIMSS test specifications
G. Masters: Issues in constructing internationally valid measurement variables
L. Ludlow: Omitted and not reached responses - how should they be scored?

1:30-3:00 Workshops
B. Bergstrom: Computerized item banking
H. Case, M. Wu: MATS
P. Congdon: Quest
G. Marcoulides: Analyzing performance assessment
W. van Schuur: MSP, MUDFOLD
B. Wright, M. Linacre: BIGSTEPS, FACETS

3:15-5:15 Poster Sessions
P. Alvarez: Rasch model as general scientific method
C. Araki: Recent findings
S. Baek: Recent findings
C. Chang: Identifying 2 dimensions in the MMPI-2
K. Draney, M. Wilson: Mixture models and a Piagetian hierarchy
G. Engelhard: Models of judgment & educational assessment
W. Fisher: Quantitative post-structural performance assessment
T. Gumpel: Perception of facial affect by the mental retarded
M. Hoskens: Recent findings
G. Ingebo: Functionally administered vs. grade level administered tests
M. Linacre: The effect of misfit on measurement
G. Marcoulides: Optimizing with budget constraints - variable cost case
J. Stenner: Objectivity
L. Webb: Comparison of Rasch & classical analysis for test development

IOMW8 Program. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 1995, 8:4 p.390

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Rasch Measurement Transactions & Rasch Measurement research papers - free An Introduction to the Rasch Model with Examples in R (eRm, etc.), Debelak, Strobl, Zeigenfuse Rasch Measurement Theory Analysis in R, Wind, Hua Applying the Rasch Model in Social Sciences Using R, Lamprianou El modelo métrico de Rasch: Fundamentación, implementación e interpretación de la medida en ciencias sociales (Spanish Edition), Manuel González-Montesinos M.
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Rasch Models for Measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Best Test Design - free, Wright & Stone
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Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement (Facets), Thomas Eckes Rasch Models for Solving Measurement Problems (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Jue Wang Statistical Analyses for Language Testers (Facets), Rita Green Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments (Facets), George Engelhard, Jr. & Stefanie Wind Aplicação do Modelo de Rasch (Português), de Bond, Trevor G., Fox, Christine M
Exploring Rating Scale Functioning for Survey Research (R, Facets), Stefanie Wind Rasch Measurement: Applications, Khine Winsteps Tutorials - free
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